De Doorns

R3.30 an hour: De Doorns child labour probed

The Department of Labour is investigating allegations of child labour on a farm in the Hex Valley, outside De Doorns.

Farm workers union Csaawu should be saved

Union Csaawu is facing bankruptcy for supporting farm workers dismissed after historic strikes in 2012/ 13. This is why the union must be saved.

DA, ANC bury pitchforks to fix farm crisis

A "cautious alliance" has been formed between the Democratic Alliance and the ANC to address the issues underlying agricultural unrest.

Investigation launched after 24 killed in W Cape bus crash

An investigation has been launched after 24 people died when a bus veered off Hex River Pass near De Doorns, says the provincial transport minister.

22 killed in De Doorns bus crash

Twenty-two people, including two children, have died after a bus veered off the Hex River Pass near De Doorns.

‘Blacklisted’ farmworker urges politicians to listen

Despite going from being a scab to striking worker and being recently unemployed, Jaurie Scheepers remains hopeful. "My God will make a plan for me".

Land audit urgently required

The facts are few but there have bee logistical and political reasons why the state is dragging its feet.

Farmworkers’ minimum wage upped to R105 a day

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced a new minimum wage for farmworkers of R105.

Union happy with daily R100 wage for farmworkers – for now

The Food and Allied Workers Union says it expects the new minimum wage for farmworkers to be R100 a day that can later increase to R150.

Lamola encourages farmworkers to continue fighting for wage increases

Farmworkers in the Western Cape should not retreat in their fight for a minimum daily wage of R150, ANCYL deputy president Ronald Lamola has said.

Farm unions pull together – for now

We are on the same side, we just manage different views, says Cosatu's Ehrenreich of rival farmworkers' union.

Cosatu: We are calling the farmworkers’ strike off

The Western Cape farmworkers' strike has been called off, says the trade union federation's provincial secretary general Tony Ehrenreich.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.